Added on August 3, 2020 Category Football Tips

Craiova vs Cluj Free Betting Tips

The Romanian season finale for the championship

It could hardly be more exciting in Romanian League I. The title final between Craiova and Cluj may be in the championship playoffs on Monday evening. The five-time champion from Cluj is currently in pole position. Accordingly, the home side is also under pressure and has to deliver in the top game against the title rival.

In the match between Craiova vs. Cluj there according to the odds of the best bookmakers no clear favorite. At the first clash in the championship playoff to Craiova sat in a high-scoring match against CFR Cluj with 3: 2 in the stranger through – there is now the deja vu for Cluj?

CFR Cluj landed a big point in the title race on the last day of the Liga I and prevailed against Steaua Bucharest. If CFR Cluj wins the match on Monday evening, the “Feroviarii” are early champions one game day before the end of the season.

Craiova – Statistics & current form

So far, Universitatea Craiova has played a strong season and qualified as second in the regular season for the championship playoffs. The points and, accordingly, the gap to the top of the standings were halved in the playoffs. In the meantime, Craiova benefited from this and passed Cluj. Now the blue-whites are pursuers again.

Championship finals in Ion Oblemenco at home

Should Craiova lose the match on Monday evening, the title will go to CFR Cluj. While the title competitor already has nine playoff games, Craiova currently has eight matches. In the event of a draw, Universitatea Craiova would have won the title in League I but would have to master the away game at Astra Giurgiu.

Craiova has not won the championship since the 1990/91 season. The last national title was posted in 2018 (Romanian Cup). Accordingly, the “Studentii” are eager to end the long dry spell in the Romanian House of Lords.

Power at home?

During the regular season, Craiova had a home record of 9-1-3 in League I. As part of the playoffs, the blues and whites were able to reload and have won four home wins in four games. Two goals were always scored. If this offensive trend continues at home in Ion Oblemenco, Craiova vs. Cluj’s prediction of over 2.5 goals is by no means absurd.

Trainer Bergodi will have no serious losses at the supposed season finale against CFR Cluj. Almost three weeks ago, the blue and whites played the last competitive game. How the long game break should be judged remains uncertain, but the pursuer from Craiova may lack game practice.

The probable lineup of Craiova:
Pigliacelli – Bancu, Acka, Cosic, Vladoiu – Nistor, Mateiu – Mihailia, Cicaidau, Barbut – Koljic

Last Craiova games:

Liga I Championship Group
07/19 2020 Botosani 0-2 CS Universitatea Craiova
07/12 2020 CS Universitatea Craiova 2 – 1 FC FCSB
07/03 2020Gaz Metan Medias 1 – 2 CS Universitatea Craiova
06/28 2020 CFR Cluj 2-3 CS Universitatea Craiova
06/23 2020 CS Universitatea Craiova 2 – 1 Botosani

Cluj – Statistics & current form

Match ball for CFR Cluj! On Monday evening, the “Feroviarii” can crown the Romanian champions for the third time in a row. But Cluj has to win the away game in Craiova, otherwise, the “Feroviarii“ will be dependent on shooters. For CFR Cluj, the match on Monday evening is the season finale. In contrast to Craiova, Cluj already has nine games.

Does CFR Cluj take the swing away?

On Monday evening it will be the third competitive game for CFR Cluj in less than a week. Most recently, the Feroviarii prevailed against Botosani (1-0) and Steaua Bucharest (2-0). The recent away win at FCSB was particularly important. After all, the league leader in League I was conquered.

As in the regular League I season, the “Feroviarii” defensive was a decisive factor. In the playoffs, Cluj has only conceded six goals in the nine matches – three of them in the home game against the title competitor from Craiova.

Cluj with strained personnel?

The personnel situation at the league leaders from Cluj is currently still unclear. As with the match against Botosani, where almost half of the team infected with the virus was apparently not operational, there are currently similar reports in the run-up to the season finale against Craiova.

Should not be operational and the Association still insist actually numerous players, the match between Craoiva vs. Cluj discharge, can not be excluded variations in betting odds.

The probable lineup of Cluj:
Arlauskis – Camora, Burca, Vinicius, Susic – Chipciu, Bordeianu, Deac – Costache, Rondon, Fica

Last games from Cluj:

Liga I Championship Group
07/31 2020 FC FCSB 0-2 CFR Cluj
07/28 2020 CFR Cluj 1 – 0 Botosani
07/13 2020 CFR Cluj 2 – 0 Gaz Metan Medias
07/05 2020 Astra Giurgiu 2 – 2 CFR Cluj
06/28 2020 CFR Cluj 2-3 CS Universitatea Craiova

Craiova vs Cluj Direct comparison

Craiova and Cluj will meet for the 24th time. The direct comparison is currently led by CFR Cluj with a balance of 10-6-7. After three wins in a row, the Feroviarii from Cluj were last defeated in the championship playoffs. Cluj lost 2: 3 at home to Universitatea Craiova.

Craiova vs CFR Cluj Betting Odds Comparison – Romania Liga I

Betting Tips: Craiova
Odds: 2.8
Betting Tips: Draw
Odds: 3.2
Betting Tips: Cluj
Odds: 2.37

It remains to be seen whether the revenge and the title win will succeed abroad. CFR Cluj has only won three in their last five away games at Craiova.

Latest matches between Craiova vs Cluj

Liga I Championship Group
06/28 2020 CFR Cluj 2-3 CS Universitatea Craiova
Liga I
02/23 2020 CS Universitatea Craiova 0-2 CFR Cluj
10/19 2019 CFR Cluj 2 – 0 CS Universitatea Craiova
Liga I Championship Group
05/12 2019 CFR Cluj 1 – 0 CS Universitatea Craiova
04/07 2019 CS Universitatea Craiova 0 – 0 CFR Cluj
Liga I
02/10 2019 CS Universitatea Craiova 2 – 0 CFR Cluj
10/01 2018 CFR Cluj 0 – 0 CS Universitatea Craiova
Super Cup
07/14 2018 CFR Cluj 1 – 0 CS Universitatea Craiova
Liga I Championship Group
05/05 2018 CFR Cluj 1 – 0 CS Universitatea Craiova
03/31 2018 CS Universitatea Craiova 0 – 0 CFR Cluj

Craiova vs Cluj Free Betting Tips

For CFR Cluj it will be the last match of the current season, while the home side from Craiova will play a playoff game after the home game against Cluj. Since the league leaders from Cluj are currently two points ahead of the pole position, losing is prohibited for Universitatea Craiova on Monday evening.

It is not yet clear how CFR Cluj will tackle the title cracker against the pursuer. According to consistent media reports, the Feroviarii is once again struggling with numerous positive tests that cause a tense personnel situation. It cannot be ruled out that the match will be canceled at short notice.

Key facts – Craiova vs Cluj tips

CFR Cluj can be crowned Romanian champions with an away win in Craiova.
In the playoffs, Cluj lost the first leg against Craiova 2: 3.
At CFR Cluj, the personnel situation is currently still unclear.

Since the operational squad at CFR Cluj is still unclear, we would be between Craiova vs. Cluj advised against betting on the 1X2 market. Rather, the goal market appeals to us in this groundbreaking match between the two title competitors. In Craiova against Cluj, our tip for passable betting odds is under 2.5 goals, for which we risk only two units due to the special circumstances.

Betting Tips: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.6